Tyson and Espy?

Gregory Alan Bolcer (gbolcer@gambetta.ICS.uci.edu)
Thu, 01 Jan 1998 23:32:05 -0800

>"HONG KONG - Brown-robed Buddhist monks and nuns began seven days of
>prayer and meditation for the souls of 1.3 million dead chickens
>Wednesday, even as government teams gassed and knived the stragglers
>in Hong Kong's poultry slaughter."
>"Shocked by the carnage, 80 monks and nuns chanted sutras, or Buddhist
>scriptures, and prayed to speed the birds' soul toward reincarnation.
>They were led in prayer by abbot Yong Sing, resplendent in saffron and
>gold-threaded red robes. "

So, weren't they going to kill them for consumption anyways?
I don't know what fascinates me so much about sensless slaughter
of livestock. This, BTW, is one of my all time favorite
quotes ever:

> "The plan is simple, practical, and will make mincemeat of the
> problem overnight"
> Cambodia Daily, suggesting that England's "mad cows" be shipped
> to Cambodia and allowed to roam freee to detonate the millions of
> land mines littering the country.